[Numpy-discussion] Going toward time-based release ?
Mon May 12 15:39:24 CDT 2008
On Mon, May 12, 2008 at 12:57 PM, Stéfan van der Walt <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I think that's a good idea. If I recall correctly, numpy.core.ma had
> been exposed as numpy.ma, and some code uses it. Having an old and a
> new version in places where previously only the old version used to be
> won't solve the problem. The two MaskedArray modules are (supposed to
> be) API compatible, and we shouldn't see any breakage (Charles'
> experience was unfortunate, but that's been sorted out now);
> therefore, I'd expose the new masked arrays as numpy.ma and add a
> warning to the release message, which also refers anyone with problems
> to numpy.oldnumeric.ma (which, btw, has a number of bugs itself,
> which were discovered while coding the new masked arrays).
Do you think that the release notes all ready capture this:
If not, please feel free to suggest some additional language.
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